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TSMC initiates trial manufacturing of Apple's next-gen A6 chips - report

07/15/2011, 12:07 am

According to a new report, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has begun trial production of Apple's next-generation A6 processors, lending credence to rumors that the iPhone maker is moving orders away from supplier and rival Samsung.


iPad 2, Verizon iPhone took wind out of Android's sail with developers

07/14/2011, 03:07 pm

The launch of the iPad 2 and Verizon iPhone helped Apple's iOS take away some developer support from Google's Android platform, according to a new report.


Apple predicted to report record 8.5M iPad sales next week

07/12/2011, 09:07 am

With Apple's next quarterly earnings report just a week away, the company is expected by one analyst to have sold a record 8.5 million iPads, along with 17.53 million iPhones.


iPad 2 sales rebound expected to show Apple stock still has 'gas in the tank'

07/12/2011, 02:07 am

J.P. Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz told investors Tuesday that shares of Apple stock remain a strong buy with "plenty of gas in the tank" for upward movement, in spite of recent volatility.


IDC bumps 2011 tablet forecast to 53M as Apple’s iPad 2 dominates

07/10/2011, 04:07 am

In spite of a seasonal drop in total tablet shipments in the first quarter of 2011, IDC raised its estimates for 2011 shipments to 53.5 million on the belief that Apple’s iPad 2 will continue to carry the tablet market.


Apple reflecting dramatic improvements in iPad 2 availability

07/08/2011, 09:07 am

For the first time since its launch in early March, customers in the market for a new iPad 2 can order it direct from Apple and have it shipped to their doorstep in a week or less, the company disclosed on its online store Thursday.


Apple again rumored to grow iPad family with HD model and Pro apps

07/07/2011, 02:07 pm

The on-again, off-again rumors of whether Apple plans to introduce a second iPad model during the 2011 calendar year received yet another twist this week, with an unverified report alleging the company may introduce a high-definition model and at least one "Pro app" this fall targeted at media professionals.


Hackers release new browser-based iOS 'jailbreak' based on PDF exploit

07/06/2011, 12:07 pm

Hackers have once again released a "jailbreak" for iOS devices that can be completed through the Mobile Safari Web browser, taking advantage of an exploit found in the operating system's PDF reader.


Rumor: Apple may release 'iPad 2 Plus' with high-res display this year

07/06/2011, 10:07 am

If Apple does release a new iPad this year, it will be a high-end model with a greater pixel density display rather than an entirely new third-generation model, according to a new report.


Apple profits to benefit as memory, display pricing improves

07/06/2011, 08:07 am

Pricing for memory, NAND flash memory and displays in Apple's overseas component supply chain is said to be improving, positioning to place the company in a favorable and more profitable position in the coming months.


Suppliers to ship Apple 5M iPad 2 touch sensors in July as demand continues

07/05/2011, 08:07 am

Consumer demand for the iPad 2 has shown no signs of slowing down, as component suppliers are reportedly set to ship 5 million touch sensors to Apple this month.


Apple's iPad commands 1% of all web traffic after just one year

07/04/2011, 07:07 pm

A new report indicates the iPad now holds a 1 percent share of global web browsing, more than 50 times greater than its closest competitor.


Chinese manufacturers reportedly using Apple-rejected displays for iPad clones

07/03/2011, 11:07 pm

Asian industry sources have suggested that second-grade touch panels that don't pass Apple's quality standards for the iPad 2 are making their way into Chinese "white-box" iPad clones, according to a new report.


Suppliers indicate Apple will ship as many as 14M iPads next quarter

06/30/2011, 10:06 am

Apple is set to dramatically boost shipments of the iPad 2 next quarter, with overseas suppliers indicating the total number of units shipped will be between 12 million and 14 million.


Amazon tablet could face production constraints driven by Apple's iPad 2

06/30/2011, 01:06 am

Amazon could have a difficult time securing manufacturing commitments for its rumored LCD tablet, as Apple's iPad 2 is predicted to occupy most of the available tablet production capacity in the later half of the year, according to a new report.


Review roundup: HP TouchPad billed as 'mediocre tablet'

06/29/2011, 11:06 pm

Hewlett Packard's entry into the tablet market has drawn praise for its external beauty and criticism as reviewers dug beneath the surface, with one journalist calling the device a "mediocre tablet."


Briefly: Mac OS X Java updates; Wintek iPhone orders; iPad estimate raised

06/29/2011, 02:06 am

Apple released a pair of updates on Tuesday for Mac OS X Leopard and Mac OS X Snow Leopard users, while a new rumor suggests Apple will increase iPhone touch panel orders with Wintek in the third quarter. Finally, one analyst has raised his June quarter iPad estimate from 6.5 million to 8.5 million units.


Skype confirms native iPad app coming with video chat

06/24/2011, 08:06 pm

After a leaked video revealed an upcoming Skype iPad app with video chat, an executive for the company has confirmed the software is indeed coming soon and will take advantage of the cameras on the iPad 2.


Apple reportedly 'demands' 10% price cut from key iPad suppliers as orders increase

06/21/2011, 03:06 pm

Apple is said to be pressuring its overseas supply chain to reduce prices by 10 percent on component orders for the hot-selling iPad 2.


Foxconn to begin iPad production in Brazil in September; Apple posts new iPad 2 ad

06/18/2011, 12:06 am

Brazil's Minister of Science and Technology has revealed that Foxconn is scheduled to start iPad production in the country in September, while Apple has posted a new ad showcasing the iPad 2.